German minister says deportations possible in Cologne sexual-assault case

January 7, 2016 12:52 PM

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German minister says deportations possible in Cologne sexual-assault case

Refugees could be deported if they're found to have participated in a string of New Year sexual assaults in Cologne, Germany's justice minister said. Police say witnesses have described the perpetrators as being of "Arab or North African origin", but there's little information about the culprits.

COLOGNE: Asylum-seekers could be deported if they're found to have participated in a string of New Year sexual assaults in Cologne, Germany's justice minister said on Thursday.

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